LAFD battling blaze at Koreatown strip mall

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A shopping center in Koreatown is on fire, and firefighters are working to contain the blaze, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The one-story strip mall at 207 S. Vermont Ave. was reported to be ablaze at 6:40 p.m., and as of 7:25 p.m., 103 firefighters are battling the blaze.

“Firefighters are off the roof of the building involved due to a loss of structural integrity. This is now a defensive operation and crews are working to defend exposed buildings,” the LAFD said in an alert.

No injuries have been reported, the department added.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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